Essential Elements of Portrait Photography : Lighting and Posing Techniques to Make Everyone Look Their Best
Explores the elements essential to portrait photography, covering such topics as location selection; the basic set of equipment for portraits; posing men, women, children, and couples; and controlling contrast and
The Best Lighting For Photography
Most photographers love photographing people--but they will also readily admit that there are a lot of challenges to making great portraits. In this book, professional portrait photographer Bill Israelson explores the skills that lie at the heart of a successful approach to portrait photography. First, he helps you set your overall objectives for the image and your depiction of the subject, which will determine the equipment you'll need. Then, he lays out a simple six-step process designed to help you achieve your objectives(from location selection through lighting and posing) and create a great-looking portrait of any subject in any situation.